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  1. Blenko Glass vase available for West Virginia's birthdayRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The state Division of Culture and History says in a news release that 153 cobalt blue and topaz vases made at Blenko in Milton are available for $54.

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  2. Camp allows visually impaired children to express themselvesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She squeals when something finally clicks with a student, and when a new person comes around, she whips out a phone and scrolls past a stream of photos showing the children she has all-but adopted. But when the kids are mad at her, they very formally call her Miss Rebecca.

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  3. Selection surprises StanleyRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | NewsandSentinel.com

    So being able to play in tonight's West Virginia North-South Football Classic "means a lot" to Stanley, a 6-1, 265-pound offensive and defensive lineman for the hometown Point Pleasant High School Big Blacks. "Growing up, watching all the seniors come up year to year starting with my freshman year all the way through, it's always been a dream of mine to play in the North-South game and now I've finally got my accomplishment," said Stanley. 2 comments

  4. UnhealthyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Smoking, obesity, poverty, inactivity, poor access to quality health insurance and a high rate of premature deaths make Beckley the unhealthiest city in the country, according to 24/7 Wall Street. As most will guess, those factors are shared across West Virginia, which means, there were three other Mountain State cities in the publication's top 25 - Charleston, at 13; Weirton, at 20 and Huntington at 22. Yes, West Virginia has four cities in the top 25 most unhealthy metro areas in the nation.

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  5. Doddridge's Burnside excited for North-South football classicRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Not only does the Mid-Ohio Valley have five players on the North team for the West Virginia North-South Football Classic Saturday night, but also a member of the North coaching staff as well. Bobby Burnside, entering his fifth season as the head football coach at Doddridge County High School, is the North special teams coach for the 7 p.m. state game at Laidley Field in Charleston.

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  6. Patriots' duo ready for North-South gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County is being represented this year by just two players in Saturday's West Virginia North-South Football Classic - and they're both from Parkersburg South. Wide receiver Cole Day and nose tackle Levi Putnam hope to play key roles for the North in the 7 p.m. annual state game Saturday at Laidley Field in Charleston.

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  7. Man gets life in prison for killing police informantRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A Charleston man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after pleading guilty to killing a police informant. Thirty-nine-year-old Marlon Dewayne Dixon was sentenced to life in prison in federal court in Charleston on Monday.

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  8. Charleston man found not guilty in Marmet beating deathRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports a Kanawha County Circuit Court jury Monday cleared Miguel Quinones on a murder charge in the 2013 death of Kareem Hunter. Authorities say Hunter was beaten, tied up and buried in a shallow grave in Raleigh County. 2 comments

  9. Grow UpRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Yesterday afternoon, West Virginia lawmakers returned to Charleston to take another crack at finalizing a budget for the state - and avoiding a government shutdown. Members of the state senate from both sides of the aisle have reportedly been working hard already on a plan that includes a tobacco tax compromise that could balance the budget.

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  10. Drug Addiction Epidemic Town Hall Meeting set for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A meeting about the drug and addiction epidemic will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center, 1500 Grand Central Ave. The Drug Addiction Epidemic Town Hall Meeting will feature drug treatment and drug prevention professionals and people who have battled addiction, said Jeremy Smith, outreach coordinator for First Choice Health Services. Andrea St. Clair, HELP4WV assistant program director, stands by the booth she helped create for the Drug Addiction Epidemic Town Hall Meeting 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. 5 comments

  11. Students learn about Japanese culture, customs at campRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    In its fifth year, a camp focused on Japanese culture has established a small culture of its own among local students who return to the camp year after year to learn more about the country located more than 6,000 miles away from Huntington. The Japanese Immersion Summer Camp has offered students in Cabell and nearby counties the opportunity to learn more about Japanese food, games, traditions and language during the camp, which is taking place at Altizer Elementary School.

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  12. Vienna's Cooke wins West Virginia AmateurRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Punctuated with two closing birdies, Alan Cooke struck the mightiest blow yet for the newly revived West Virginia University golf program Thursday. "I'm sure I'm getting a million texts from them right now, talking crap," he said with a smile.

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  13. James Lemuel LockhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | NewsandSentinel.com

    James was a Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a well known Genealogist and he and his wife have published 300 different WV family genealogies.

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  14. Spending it or losing it in W.Va.Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    During the past several weeks, I've been told by two moderately high-ranking officials that what I'd written about state spending was incorrect. We're not spending anywhere near the amounts of money I wrote, they insisted.

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  15. After 98 years, Charleston funeral home closes doorsRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Back when funeral homes offered ambulance services and bodies were embalmed in folks' bedrooms, John Cox got his start in the industry. Cox has spent his entire adult life working in the funeral business.

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  16. Crowd enjoys 'Taste of Parkersburg'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Hundreds of people gathered Saturday evening in downtown Parkersburg to sample some of the area's best food, wine and beer during the 11th annual Taste of Parkersburg. Visitors to the event filled the area of Bicentennial Park, the Blennerhassett Hotel and Third and Market streets for the event.

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  17. Legislature not doing jobRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Is anyone in Wood County paying attention to the legislative fiasco unfolding in Charleston? This bunch of Republican zeros is having difficulty doing their job. They own a 64-36 majority in the House of Delegates and 18-16 majority in the Senate and they can't deliver a balanced budget required by the state constitution.

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  18. Police believe coal executive was shot while cleaning graveRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Police say they believe a coal executive who was killed last month at a cemetery was shot in the back while he cleaned a family member's grave marker. The details were reported by the Charleston Gazette-Mail , which also said that a Kentucky teenager has waived extradition during a video hearing and will be brought to West Virginia to face charges in the death of Ben Hatfield.

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  19. Vikings oustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Ripley Vikings' state title dream was derailed in the semifinals Friday night at Appalachian Power Park by Nitro and its senior right-hander Jacob Bradley. Bradley used an arsenal of breaking pitches to send the Wildcats to the tournament final, scattering four hits, walking two and striking out seven in the complete game 3-0 shutout.

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  20. Oliver talks Sumnerite MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County Commission wants to set up a town hall meeting in July to address the Sumnerite Museum and its needs. Sumnerite Association President Toni Oliver appeared before commissioners Thursday to give them an update on the property on Avery Street.

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